Joint Institute for Advanced Study / Princeton University Astrophysics Colloquium

Colloquiums are held on Tuesdays at 11:00 am and are organized by The Institute for Advanced Study in the Fall and Princeton University in the Spring. Details on the Fall 2021 colloquiums can be found below. The Joint Astrophysics Colloquium is immediately followed by the Bahcall Lunch. 

For questions about a speaker's visit to The Institute for Advanced Study, please contact: Helmer KoppelmanCarolyn Raithel, or Amanda Cenker.

For questions about a speaker's visit to Princeton University, please contact: Christopher Spalding, Allison Strom , or Mami Akiyama.

Videos of past talks at the IAS can be found on the IAS video server or on YouTube.

Colloquia Archives

Current Colloquium Schedule

Sep
21
2021

Institute for Advanced Study / Princeton University Joint Astrophysics Colloquium

New views on the Milky Way
Amina Helmi
11:00am|Virtual Meeting via Zoom

The Gaia mission and its data releases are driving a revolution in our understanding of the Milky Way and its constituents. In this talk, I will highlight a few of the results stemming from the analysis of the truly spectacular datasets produced so...

Oct
05
2021

Institute for Advanced Study / Princeton University Joint Astrophysics Colloquium

The PAH Revolution: Cold, Dark Carbon at the Earliest Stages of Star Formation
Brett McGuire
11:00am|Virtual Meeting

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) have been implicated as a large reservoir of reactive carbon in the interstellar medium since the 1980s. PAHs have been widely attributed as the carriers of the unidentified infrared bands where their...